On being ritual-ready

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what makes a ritual feel “real.” In a revelation that won’t surprise anyone, I’ve participated in a fair number of rituals in my time (please ignore how down-homey that turn of phrase makes me sound, if you will – it’s been a while since my last turn on […]

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Changing Consciousness

Expanding Inward has a weekend intensive coming up in the next few weeks. (October 17–19 in Cedar Falls, IA, to be exact.) We’re exploring the ancient Greek myth of Pandora, which is a creation story that I have always found to be personally challenging. I have been struggling to find a foothold in this story that relates […]

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